bun foot

bun foot
noun
Etymology: bun (III)
: a slightly flattened ball foot on a piece of furniture

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Furniture.
a foot having the form of a slightly flattened ball. Cf. ball foot.
[1900-05]

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n. (pl. bun feet) a foot in the shape of a flattened sphere, used for chairs, tables, or other furniture in the late 17th century

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